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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
nationwide. edward lawrence is in washington. edward, good morning. >> reporter: these were vicious, fast-moving storms that ripped across the south. in addition to the deaths, the work crews in the south are working to restore the power in at least five states because of the tornadoes and the blizzard conditions in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. te
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
confrontation with the officers. officers responded tuesday night after edward becker, jr.'s parent called 911. his father reported his son was drinking and acting out of control. >> he used a hammer to break the windshield of his father's truck. >> becker did not settle down. when theysponded witand got to the scene they approached the subject. he had a hammer in his hand. officers exited their vehicles and shouted several times for him to drop the hammer and surrender. police say he refused and continued to approach the officers. >> once he got to within arm's length and raised the hammer, the officer feared for his life and discharged one round of his service weapon, striking him in the upper torso. >> becker was rushed to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. the homicide unit is investigating the case. we attempted to speak to his family. >> i am sure the only reason i made that phone call is if you have a subject with a hammer that could be a danger to others, they're thinking of what he could do to others. there were trying to prevent anything further from happening. >> one nei
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
a police shot him in front of his home on christmas night. edward becker, seen here from a previous -- previous asexual assault asalt arrest -- >> the subject continued to approach them. he raised the hammer as if to strike the officer. the officer then discharged his weapon, striking him in the upper torso. >> becker died in a nearby hospital. >>> december is the month we see the most alcohol related arrests. they're doing something about it. don harrison recently went along for a ride to see what they're doing to stop drinking and driving. >> holiday parties go hand in hand. they want to make sure drinking and driving don't. so far this year there have been over 1400 dwi arrests in the county, 68 in december so far. >> i need you to park your truck. >> reporter: eric is one main reason why. >> saved lives. >> reporter: eric spent 8 1/2 years on the shift. >> getting an empaired driver off the roadway. >> reporter: it's not just a drunk driver but dangerous driving, too this car was going 92 miles an hour in a 40-mile-an-hour zone. when eric put his lights and sirens on, the car sp
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
into an impetus for active play in children. eric edwards has the story. >> these kids are doing their own thing on the playground. while competing with each other in a virtual world. this is sqord. a combination game and real- world exercises. >> our idea is not to say that technology is the problem. but embrace it and say can be part of the solution. >> it tracks physical activity and captures a range of motion, duration, and energy. >> kids see which of their friends for the most exercise in a day. >> i did not notice any smack talk on there. >> although bragging rights are involved, kids can only communicate by listing -- a sliding from a list of positive phrases. it is during this time that physical activity plummet. >> it is a vulnerable time during this middle school transition. parents may have to work harder to find their children, but for activity. >> children do not have to be a soccer star or the fastest runner. all you have to do is play. in our experiment, kids would not stop moving. jogging extra laps and hopping around while waiting to see their score. >> want to put it on i want
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
are here tonight with a national book award winners mary anne hoberman, james carroll, edward ball am victor nebraska, jean valentine, as was a net cord and, robert caro, both of whom are winners of the pulitzer prize. also winners of the pulitzer prize, katherine boo and applebaum, amanda foreman, national book critics circle winner laura and robert. and, finally, dave eggers. and stephen king, recipient of the national book foundation's medal for distinguished contributions to american letters. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to thank our financial supporters without him we could not bring you the awards, or our programs. again, i will ask you to hold your applause until i read the list. premier sponsors, barnes & noble, thanks guys, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors, clinton meyer book publishing papers, a division of central national, coral graphics, penguin, and sponsors amazon, google, harper collins, stephen king, and deborah wiley, thank you. [applause] now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge i
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
were called to this home on commerce in taneytown. edward becker, pictured here from a previous arrest was break out windows of a pickup truck. his parents called 911 but never could have guessed what would happen next. >> three officers respond, approached the subject, shouting commands advising him to put the weapon down. >> reporter: becker didn't listen, not only continuing to wave the weapon but apreparing taneytown officer. once about to swing, the officer shot becker, who would later die in an area hospital. we spoke with his family and friends off camera. while they didn't want to do an interview, they said becker had a problem with alcohol. state police confirmed during the 911 call the 26-year-old's parents did tell the operator he was drinking and out of control. now the officer who shot becker is on routine administrative leave while they conduct their investigation. they said becker's parents are being cooperative. >>> now that christmas is over, we are days away from this looming fiscal cliff which would raise taxes on all americans and immediate cuts. some agencies are p
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
a massive storm system that caused christmas day havoc in the midwest and the southeast. cbs reporter edward lawrence has more on this wild weather. >> it's two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, some homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable buildings and classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice co
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
tornadoes were spotted in states across the south. cbs news reporter edward lawrence has details on the damage and where the storm is headed next. >> two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the band room and fieldhouse are destroyed. all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm pr
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
over again. erin, you were heavily involved in covering the john edwards trial. what did we learn there? >> well, i think we learned, number one i mean the justice department has had a real mixed record this year and actually the last four years. in john edwards' case he won the battle. he was acquitted on one charge and there was a mistrial on the other, so he walked away but i think he lost the war. so i think we learned more unfortunately, about this particular individual than most of us really wanted to know. and the whole idea of him trying to come back right now, you know, he spent a fortune, maybe his fortune, on this case. he hasn't worked for four years. he's trying to get his law license back to active status. it will be interesting to see what he does next. >> moving forward. >> changed a lot of people's views about politicians, too, and their personal lives. >> it was an astonishing fall from grace. i think when all of a sudden people start peeling back the layers of your life inside a courtroom, it's not the place where you ever want to have that
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 10:00pm EST
to ireland, jean kennedy smith, who was essential enraging piece. and senator edward kennedy, the longest-serving senator at his death in the united states senate. the story of joseph kennedy is the story of the man who spent his life moving back and forth from outsider to insider and back into outsider insider. story of an irish catholic who is not ashamed of his irish heritage, but refused to be defined by it. he was a third generation immigrant. his parents had been born in the united states. his grand parents had come here when they were young people. joseph kennedy cared little about the countries whose grandparents had been born in. he had no desire to visit ireland or read about it. he was 100% american. and he couldn't quite understand why anyone would think of him as less than 100% american. his anger was the catholic church growing up. being irish catholic in boston, he needed an anchor. he was born in east boston is kind of local royalty. everyone knew his mother's family and his father's family and his father was a well-known prominent awesome politician and very well respecte
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 8:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
: tomorrow, there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> airlines have already canceled 5,000 flights this week because of the weather. even more cancellations are expected over the next couple of days. there are already significant delays this morning at indianapolis and dayton, ohio. the nation's airports are expected to be busy once again today as people start heading home after their christmas gatherings. it's wise to check your airline first to check flight status. >>> heavy rain meant worries for people on the peninsula preparing for more flooding along the san fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am EST
. the victim has been identified as 26-year-old edward becker. he was rushed to the hospital but later died from his wounds. the officer has been placed on routine leave. >>> in the meantime, in glen burnie, is man is dead, shot while braking into a business. police say byron philip broke into the arundem corn shop. medics pronounced philip dead at the scene. police are not releasing the name of that employee and the shooting remains under investigation. >>> news time right now 4:36. a body has been found in the burnt out house of an ex-con who killed two firefighters on christmas eve. authorities believe that person is william spankler's sister. he set the house on fire and then shot at first responders as they arrived to the scene. police say they found a three- page note that was left behind by spangler. >> he intended to burn his neighborhood down and kill as many people as possible before stopping. but as far as motive, all kinds of speculation and truthfully we do not know. >> spangler served 17 years in prison for the murder of his grandmother. two other officers were hurt in the sh
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am EST
-year-old man named edward becker, jr: officers say that they got a call that becker was drinking and smashing windows. the windows of his father's truck with a hammer. when they arrived at the scene, becker refused to drop the hammer and came within an arm's length of an officer. the officer says he had had no choice but to fire. he was worried about his life. the officer involved has been placed on routine administrative leave. as soon as we get more details, we'll bring them to you. in the meantime, the maryland state police are investigating. >>> news time now 5:04. take a good look at this photograph for you this morning, 20-year-old david share is from this area and has been missing since last wednesday. he's been gone now a week. police say he was last seen at the university of maryland campus in college park wearing a purple ravens shirt and white plaid pants. share may be driving a black 2013 ford escape with a maryland -- with the maryland tags 3ax4875. if you have any information about this young man, p.g. county police do want to hear from you. the number is 301-699-2
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
edward becker, jr. saying that he had been drinking and smashing the windows of his father's truck with a hammer. when they arrived on the scene, they asked becker to drop that hammer. he didn't, and they say that he came within an arm's length of the officer. police say that's when the officer shot and fired and the officer says that he was in fear for his life, that's why he did it. this morning he is on administrative leave. it's routine as this investigation continues. >>> to baltimore county now where police tell us that one man is dead after he tried to break into a store in glen burnie. this happened early yesterday morning at arundel coin and collectibles. police say byron phillips broke into the store. a fight broke out between him and the employee and philip was shot. store employee who shot the man is cooperating with the investigation. his name has not been released. no charges have been filed as of right now. >>> new details on a christmas eve attack that left two firefighters dead and three other first responders injured. this is in a quiet upstate new york town. aar
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:30am EST
about edward becker, jr. smashing the windows of his father's truck using a hammer. when they arrived op the scene, they asked him to drop that hammer and when he didn't, they say he came within an arm's length of an officer and that's when the officer fired. the officer says he was in fear for his life. he's on leave right now pending the outcome of a routine investigation. >>> baltimore county now where police say a man is dead after a man tried to break into a store in glen burnie. police say that byron philip broke into the store and got into a fight with someone and that's when the employee shot philip. the store employee who shot the man, he is now cooperating with the investigation. his name has not been released and no charges have been filed. >>> 6:47 right now. christmas vacation is cut short for president obama. he plans to leave hawaii this evening to return to washington d.c. tomorrow to work on the fiscal cliff deal before the year ends. house and senate members are expected to reconvene. without an agreement, automatic tax increases for everyone and deep spending cuts wi
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 1:00am PST
their responsibility. i met people that want to carry that torch of edward r. murrow. critics would say you have to live in the real world here a little bit in the sense that if you go too highfalutin with your news coverage, if you try to do it in the purest sense, what your character does in this show, he does it great. especially if it's not big breaking news. for a hard unpalatable fact that it's true. >> i know that's true. >> it's hard. how do you tackle that? now you've had your toes dipped in our waters for a while. if you were running a news network, what would you say? >> let me back up and say, i don't have to live in the real world, i'm a fiction writer. i get to write a democratic administration that can get things done. and i get to write about a very idealistic newsroom where these guys reach unrealistically high so they fall down a lot, but we're still rooting for them anyway. but there's no question that the antagonist in this show is -- doesn't come so much in the form of a person, although that's the role jane fonda plays and that's the role that chris messina plays. it's rati
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 8:00am PST
to have you here and starting with the short term now that we know that edward kennedy jr. is not going to run for this spot. there were reports that ted kennedy's wife and widow victoria might have interest in this, as well as speculation about the outgoing congressman barney frank saying that he would have -- be interested in this. politico in a new article today quotes frank as saying he is tired. but is the governor there tipped his hand to victoria kennedy or barney frank as an option? >> he hasn't. he has to make up his mind. he said he expects to appoint an interim who will not run for the seat. i think he's under pressure from democrats both in the national party and the u.s. senate, even in the white house that maybe that's not the best option. they have to have somebody in there to run and be able to hold this seat and try to avoid a divisive primary. it's not a good situation. we've had this picture before with scott brown who does very well in special elections. he's the republican who stunned the world in 2010 and grabbed a seat. he lost it in the tough election this time a
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
of weight loss programs is also losing executives. this time it's its acting cfo, edward powers, resigning no later than january 4th according to an s.e.c. filing. this comes of course in the wake of the resignation of the firm's prior cfo back in november. again, its shares taking a hit on that news, down almost 13%. simon, back to you. >>> thank you very much. in today's yahoo! finance poll, we asked you one measure of holiday sales indicating the weakest pace of recovery since 2008. what is your take? the vast majority of you, two-thirds almost, saying that uncertainty over the fiscal cliff is holding you back. of course, we saw that in the survey data time and time again. now it may be appearing in the real numbers as we head towards that deadline five days and counting. now let's see what's coming up on "street signs." >>> coming up at the top of this hour, forget the fiscal cliff. we are staring down the barrel of a container cliff as unions are threatening to shut down ports along the eastern seaboard. also, we peer in netflix's christmas eve outage. what does it mean for the compan
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 8:00pm EST
, including making it possible for us to hire such extraordinary people like steve edwards and been restored and all of the other people -- and ben reeseberg and all the other people. [applause] you have been wondering what i have been doing and i have been wondering what you have been doing. [laughter] >> those who were disappointed by this outcome, the democrats elated by this outcome -- given the conventional wisdom around this campaign, the president's approval ratings that were barely above 50%, often dipping below it, the unemployment around 8%, gdp growth stock of around 2% -- the conventional wisdom was that should -- that this president should not be reelected. as you take a look at what happened two weeks ago, how do you assess this? >> let me just say first that i made a very good living and politics betting against conventional wisdom. it is a general principle of mine that the conventional wisdom is almost always wrong and it was wrong here. it was wrong here because what we often do in political circles and journalism is that we look at what happened in the last election or pas
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
and edward's avenue. that's off interstate 580. at first power was knocked out to 6800 customers, most of them are back on but power is not going to return until late this morning for about two dozen homes. >>> oakland police still looking for the driver of the first car who fled that scene. >> happening now, christmas is over and now shoppers out searching for sales. we are live in valley fair mall. >> reporter: the doors opened here at valley fair about an hour ago. it's really not bad out here. there are plenty of places to park out here. i just poked my head in a short time ago and it's very light foot traffic inside. earlier this morning we were at the kohl's store which opened at five. they are just one of many retailers offering deep discounts, some are slashing prices by 60 to 70% off. stores are trying to get rid of unsold inventory. that's what is helping lower prices for consumers. one customer didn't mind getting up early to shop. >> i was trying to beat the christmas rush. do my returns and shop without having a lot of people to mull over. >> reporter: mastercard poll tr
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
, reportedly hitting the man. he's been identified as 26-year- old edward becker. >>> in glen burnie a man is dead. he was shot while break breaking into a business. he broke into the arundel coin shop on sunday morning. he was fighting with an quee and that's when he was shot. medics pronounced him dead at the scene. that case still under investigation. >>> time for a check of the forecast. things could get messy out there, here's meteorologist mike masso. >> notice on maryland's most powerful radar showing the flurries developing from annapolis, all of anne arundel county down towards buoy and this is pushing to the north, right along i-95 during the course of your day today. it's going to start as a snow situation, going to rain, about a coating to an inch just outside the city limits. two to three to the north and west of that and it's a raging snowstorm to the north, well up towards garrett county. could be a foot of snow. so 42 today is your two-degree guarantee, 42 for thursday. and yet another storm by the weekend and that could certainly bring some snow. let's get a check on traff
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 10:00am EST
such extraordinary people like steve edwards and been restored and all of the other people -- and ben reeseberg and all the other people. [applause] you have been wondering what i have been doing and i have been wondering what you have been doing. [laughter] >> those who were disappointed by this outcome, the democrats elated by this outcome -- given the conventional wisdom around this campaign, the president's approval ratings that were barely above 50%, often dipping below it, the unemployment around 8%, g growth stock of around 2% -- the conventional wisdom was that should -- that this president should not be reelected. as you take a look at what happened two weeks ago, how do you assess this? >> let me just say first that i made a very good living and politics betting agast conventional wisdom. it is a general principle of mine that the conventional wisdom is almost always wrong and it was wrong here. it was wrong here because what we often do in political circles and journalism is that we look at what happened in the last election or past elections and we think it is prescriptive for what
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
says you can't register a claim for a man in a mask. go ahead. name's edward dudley and richard mchenry. what's the matter? oh nothing. give me the location first. one point north east of split rock and the unfriendly mountains. un... excuse me i'll get another pen. you seem nervous. i just had a hard day, you know running a land office isn't easy. did dudley and mchenry strike it rich? i'm just registering the claim for them. the unfriendly mountains... south five hundred yards from a mound of stones, north two hundred feet from lanten rock. oh excuse me. no wait. no you have business i don't want any part of. hovey wait! get 'em up mister. reach, reach high. what's going on here? where's carter? following mchenry and a stray indian up to the mine. who's this? i don't know but he just filed that claim. dudley's claim? yep, i've got the whole location right down in that book.get his guns. what are you two up to? well now look who's asking questions. what are you up to? and how did you get into this? you'll find out. yeah. waford, tear the page off that book, i'll take care of the claim
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